US Copyright Ruling: The Moppet Books’ KinderGuides Case

In an interesting copyright case, children's books based on great literature are ruled by a US district judge to be infringing on copyright. The post US Copyright Ruling: The Moppet Books’ KinderGuides Case appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google's Book-Scanning Is Fair Use, Judge Rules in Landmark Copyright Case

Google's massive book-scanning project that makes complete copies of books without the authors' permission is perfectly legal under U.S. copyright law, a federal judge ruled today, deciding an 8-year-old legal battle.     Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2013-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge rules against authors in Google Books copyright infringement case

Google's Books project, which has indexed millions of titles and made them available online, hasn't always been on completely solid legal footing. After all, Books operates without the permission of authors, which has understandably drawn some ire from copyright holders, not to mention other web ... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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KinderGuides Copyright Case Ends, Appeal Unlikely

The closely watched case is now closed after the plaintiffs dropped the claim of willful infringement. Moppet Books, meanwhile, said they are unlikely to appeal the summary judgment in the case. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge Explains KinderGuides Copyright Case Decision

Judge Jed Rakoff needed just 12 pages to dispatch with Moppet Books' claims that their works were protected by fair use. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will Ruling in ReDigi Case Open the Door to a Used E-book Market?

That’s the heart of the question now before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, after a lively hearing on Tuesday in the case of Capitol Records vs. ReDigi. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Moppet Books Moves Forward With KinderGuides Line

In spite of a ruling in which the publisher was held liable for nine counts of copyright infringement, the Los Angeles–based press will launch a new line of books this October. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers, Authors Win KinderGuides Copyright Case

A federal judge has found that Moppet Books had infringed copyright with its unauthorized children's "learning guides" to a host of classic novels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Filings Set Stage for New Ruling in GSU Copyright Case

With remand briefs now filed by both sides, the stage is set for a new decision in a closely watched copyright case. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Google Books case: digitizing 'snippets' of text is ruled 'fair use'

US Circuit Judge Denny Chin says Google Books falls under fair use, while the Authors Guild calls it copyright infringement. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Books case tests the limits of copyright law

The Authors Guild is seeking more than $2 billion in damages from Google Books – which may make this one of the most expensive copyright damages cases in litigation history. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’

'The biggest threat to our industry post-Brexit,' says the Publishers Association, is an 'international copyright exhaustion framework.' The post UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-07 17:22:58 UTC ]
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Ukraine-Based ‘Kiss Library’ Under Permanent Injunction in Book Piracy Case

The US Authors Guild, Amazon Publishing, and Penguin Random House win a default judgment against Ukraine-based 'Kiss Library.' The post Ukraine-Based ‘Kiss Library’ Under Permanent Injunction in Book Piracy Case appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-01-04 10:56:43 UTC ]
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Irish Book Awards ceremony moves online only as Covid cases rise

The An Post Irish Book Awards ceremony has been moved to an online only ceremony due to the worsening coronavirus rates in the country. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-16 13:49:06 UTC ]
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Lawyers Argue that E-book Price-Fixing Case Against Amazon, Big Five Publishers Should Proceed

In a lengthy opposition brief filed this week, lawyers for a potential consumer class portrayed their case as the second act of the Apple e-books case and insisted there is more than enough evidence for the case to proceed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on changes to copyright law: book lovers beware | Editorial

A government proposal to ease restrictions on the sale of imported cultural works risks harming a world-class industryThe hoopla around the release of Sally Rooney’s new novel on Tuesday – with bookshops opening early, and queues of shoppers eager to lay their hands on Beautiful World, Where Are... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-07 18:00:33 UTC ]
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UK’s Publishers Association: 64 Percent of Book Revenue at Stake in Copyright Question

As much as £2.2 billion (US$3.1 billion) in revenue, the Publishers Association says, is imperiled in the UK's copyright consultation. The post UK’s Publishers Association: 64 Percent of Book Revenue at Stake in Copyright Question appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-30 00:44:30 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishers: Supreme Court Copyright Ruling Is ‘Discouraging’

The Canadian publishing industry has been dealt yet another blow in its long-running dispute over copyright and fair use in education. The post Canadian Publishers: Supreme Court Copyright Ruling Is ‘Discouraging’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-03 18:28:20 UTC ]
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Amazon, Publishers Seek to Delay Discovery in E-book Price-Fixing Case

In a filing this week, Amazon and the Big Five publishers said the plaintiffs' claims of an e-book price-fixing conspiracy are "implausible." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day: Publishers Call for Canada’s Copyright Law To Be Fixed

Denouncing 'systemic exploitation of creators’ and publishers,’ Access Copyright cites more than C$150 million lost in unpaid royalties. The post World Book Day: Publishers Call for Canada’s Copyright Law To Be Fixed appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-25 22:48:58 UTC ]
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